B Starfield

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi State of the art in research on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:11-32. 2006
  2. pmc Policy characteristics facilitating primary health care in Thailand: A pilot study in transitional country
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Equity Health 8:8. 2009
  3. pmc Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile (CHIP) Child-Edition, Parent Report Form (CHIP-CE/PRF)
    Maria Dolors Estrada
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Roc Boronat 81 95, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:78. 2010
  4. pmc Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing primary care experiences for children in a population survey
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:285. 2011
  5. pmc Comparison of primary care experiences among adults in general outpatient clinics and private general practice clinics in Hong Kong
    Samuel Y S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:397. 2010
  6. pmc Transforming medical professionalism to fit changing health needs
    Thomas Plochg
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 7:64. 2009
  7. pmc Routine care provided by specialists to children and adolescents in the United States (2002-2006)
    Jose M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:221. 2009
  8. ncbi Primary care and specialty care: a role reversal?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Educ 37:756-7. 2003
  9. doi Reinventing primary care: lessons from Canada for the United States
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1030-6. 2010
  10. pmc The primary care physician workforce: ethical and policy implications
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:486-91. 2007

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Publications95

  1. ncbi State of the art in research on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:11-32. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Policy characteristics facilitating primary health care in Thailand: A pilot study in transitional country
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Equity Health 8:8. 2009
    ..Information on other main attributes of primary health care policy was also ascertained...
  3. pmc Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile (CHIP) Child-Edition, Parent Report Form (CHIP-CE/PRF)
    Maria Dolors Estrada
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Roc Boronat 81 95, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:78. 2010
    ..S. version...
  4. pmc Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing primary care experiences for children in a population survey
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:285. 2011
    ..This work aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of a selection of items from the child short edition (CS) of the PCAT...
  5. pmc Comparison of primary care experiences among adults in general outpatient clinics and private general practice clinics in Hong Kong
    Samuel Y S Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:397. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to compare the primary care experiences of GOPC users and the users of care provided by private general practitioners (GPs) in Hong Kong via a territory-wide telephone survey...
  6. pmc Transforming medical professionalism to fit changing health needs
    Thomas Plochg
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 7:64. 2009
    ..However, it may also be necessary to initiate basic changes to way in which the medical professionals work in order to adapt to the changing health needs...
  7. pmc Routine care provided by specialists to children and adolescents in the United States (2002-2006)
    Jose M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:221. 2009
    ..Our objective was to quantify and characterize routine and co-managed pediatric healthcare as provided by specialists in community settings...
  8. ncbi Primary care and specialty care: a role reversal?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Educ 37:756-7. 2003
  9. doi Reinventing primary care: lessons from Canada for the United States
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1030-6. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc The primary care physician workforce: ethical and policy implications
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:486-91. 2007
    ..We undertook a study to examine the characteristics of countries exporting physicians to the United States according to their relative contribution to the primary care supply in the United States...
  11. ncbi Equity and health: a perspective on nonrandom distribution of health in the population
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 12:384-7. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1038-41. 2007
    ..A health system oriented around a strong primary care base is an example of such a strategy...
  13. pmc Comorbidity and the use of primary care and specialist care in the elderly
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:215-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between morbidity burden, comorbid conditions, and use of primary care and specialist services..
  14. ncbi Global health, equity, and primary care
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University and Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:511-3. 2007
    ..World organizations of primary care physicians need to take up the challenge before it becomes a crisis...
  15. ncbi On continuity of care in pediatric training
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1082. 2004
  16. ncbi U.S. child health: what's amiss, and what should be done about it?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:165-70. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi Equity, social determinants, and children's rights: coming to grips with the challenges
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:134-7. 2005
  18. pmc William Pickles Lecture. Primary and specialty care interfaces: the imperative of disease continuity
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Br J Gen Pract 53:723-9. 2003
  19. ncbi Promoting equity in health through research and understanding
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    Dev World Bioeth 4:76-95. 2004
    ..This paper will focus on the first of these aims, in a context that facilitates attention to the second and third aims...
  20. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  21. ncbi Pathways of influence on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1355-62. 2007
    ..It makes the case for a conceptualization of influences on equity that explicitly includes distribution of health as an outcome as well as characteristics of the society as influences...
  22. ncbi The impact of primary care and what States can do
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N C Med J 68:204-7. 2007
  23. doi Access, primary care, and the medical home: rights of passage
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 46:1015-6. 2008
  24. ncbi [Primary health care and responsibilities of public health in 6 countries of Europe and North America: a pilot study]
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:17-26. 2004
    ..In order to know the locus of responsibility for various types of preventive activities, we undertook an inquiry on eight areas in six countries from Europe and North America...
  25. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...
  26. pmc Why is the grass greener?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 330:727-9. 2005
  27. ncbi Evaluating the State Children's Health Insurance Program: critical considerations
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1996, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:569-85. 2000
    ..This article details approaches that can appropriately be used to address each of these aspects of concern...
  28. ncbi The effects of specialist supply on populations' health: assessing the evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Adverse effects from inappropriate or unnecessary specialist use may be responsible for the absence of relationship between specialist supply and mortality...
  29. pmc Social class gradients in health during adolescence
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:354-61. 2002
    ..To review existing data on social class gradients in adolescent health and to examine whether such gradients exist in new data concerning US adolescents...
  30. ncbi Consumer experiences and provider perceptions of the quality of primary care: implications for managed care
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:216-26. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which consumer and provider reports of primary care differ according to particular characteristics of the primary care setting...
  31. ncbi Policy relevant determinants of health: an international perspective
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Room 452, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Health Policy 60:201-18. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi Primary care and genetic services. Health care in evolution
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Eur J Public Health 12:51-6. 2002
    ..Several models for dealing with these challenges are presented, including algorithms that aid in recognizing genetic problems...
  33. doi The concept of prevention: a good idea gone astray?
    B Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 1990, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:580-3. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi Social class gradients and health in childhood
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:238-46. 2002
    ..To determine if there are social class gradients in health in children aged 6 to 11 years...
  35. ncbi An international perspective on the basis for payment for performance
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Prim Care 18:399-404. 2010
    ..Attention to resolution of patients' problems is an important aim of quality improvement activities. Alternative modes of improving patient care may be better than the QOF...
  36. ncbi Reliability and validity of the adolescent health profile-types
    A W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 36:1237-48. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the preliminary reliability and validity of a set 13 profiles of adolescent health that describe distinct patterns of health and health service requirements on four domains of health...
  37. ncbi Income inequality, primary care, and health indicators
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:275-84. 1999
    ....
  38. ncbi Primary care, social inequalities and all-cause, heart disease and cancer mortality in US counties: a comparison between urban and non-urban areas
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health 119:699-710. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi A taxonomy of adolescent health: development of the adolescent health profile-types
    A W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 36:1228-36. 1998
    ..The intent was to be able to assign individuals to mutually exclusive and exhaustive groups that characterize the important aspects of their health and need for health services...
  40. pmc Entry into primary care and continuity: the effects of access
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1330-6. 1998
    ..This study examined the relationship between access and use of primary care physicians as sources of first contact and continuity with the medical system...
  41. pmc The effect of primary care physician supply and income inequality on mortality among blacks and whites in US metropolitan areas
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, 624 N Broadway, Room 409, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1246-50. 2001
    ..This study assessed whether income inequality and primary care physician supply have a different effect on mortality among Blacks compared with Whites...
  42. ncbi Coordination of specialty referrals and physician satisfaction with referral care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:499-506. 2000
    ..To describe how physicians coordinate patient care for specialty referrals and to examine the effects of these activities on referring physicians' satisfaction with the specialty care their patients receive and referral completion...
  43. ncbi The pediatric primary-specialty care interface: how pediatricians refer children and adolescents to specialty care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:705-14. 1999
    ..To describe how pediatricians refer patients to specialists, including frequency of referral decisions, reasons for referral, and types of referrals...
  44. ncbi Improving equity in health: a research agenda
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205-1996, USA
    Int J Health Serv 31:545-66. 2001
    ..Because of their relative neglect in the existing literature on equity in health, the special roles of political forces and of primary care as a particularly key element of health services are stressed...
  45. ncbi Gatekeeping and referral of children and adolescents to specialty care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 104:28-34. 1999
    ..In this study we examined how gatekeeping arrangements influence referrals to specialty care for children and adolescents in private and Medicaid insurance plans...
  46. ncbi Managed care, primary care, and quality for children
    R J Reid
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 8:164-70. 1996
    ..Because managed care arrangements are proliferating rapidly, better studies are needed to prove or refute the contention that managed care has a significant positive effect on quality of care...
  47. pmc Primary care, self-rated health, and reductions in social disparities in health
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore MD 21205 1996, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:529-50. 2002
    ..To examine the extent to which good primary-care experience attenuates the adverse association of income inequality with self-reported health...
  48. ncbi The relationship between primary care, income inequality, and mortality in US States, 1980-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:412-22. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi Prevalence, expenditures, and complications of multiple chronic conditions in the elderly
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 304, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2269-76. 2002
    ..The prevalence, health care expenditures, and hospitalization experiences are important considerations among elderly populations with multiple chronic conditions...
  50. ncbi Elementary school-aged children's reports of their health: a cognitive interviewing study
    G Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Public Health, School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:59-70. 2001
    ..These results provide the guidance needed to develop and test a pediatric health status questionnaire for children 6-11 years old...
  51. ncbi The health profile of incarcerated male youths
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 105:286-91. 2000
    ..To identify the health needs of adolescent males incarcerated in a juvenile justice facility and to compare their health profiles with those of male adolescents in the community...
  52. ncbi Variability in physician referral decisions
    Barbara Starfield
    School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:473-80. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi The medical home, access to care, and insurance: a review of evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1493-8. 2004
    ..To review the extent to which the literature supports the position that a medical home is important and to review the extent to which insurance is related to having a medical home...
  54. doi Clinical care and health disparities
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:89-106. 2012
    ..Starting with the assumption that health services, as one aspect of social services, ought to enhance equity in health care, we conclude with a discussion of threats to that role and what might be done about them...
  55. ncbi Self-referral in point-of-service health plans
    C B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205USA
    JAMA 285:2223-31. 2001
    ..One such product is the point-of-service (POS) plan, which combines "gatekeeping" arrangements with the ability to self-refer at increased out-of-pocket costs. Few data are available from formal evaluations of this new type of plan...
  56. ncbi Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  57. ncbi The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
    ....
  58. pmc Commentary: primary care and health outcomes: a health services research challenge
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2252-6; discussion 2294-323. 2007
  59. ncbi Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between healthcare use and children's healthcare needs as assessed from the perspectives of children themselves, parents, and healthcare practitioners...
  60. ncbi Primary care in Canada: coming or going?
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Healthc Pap 8:58-62; discussion 64-7. 2008
    ..The Canadian commitment to primary care research has been very weak. Its strengthening would help Canada to move ahead and could contribute greatly to the advancement of primary care as a worldwide imperative of the 21st century...
  61. ncbi Primary care quality: community health center and health maintenance organization
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    South Med J 96:787-95. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi Primary care, income inequality, and stroke mortality in the United States: a longitudinal analysis, 1985-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stroke 34:1958-64. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to test whether primary care reduces the impact of income inequality on stroke mortality...
  63. ncbi The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  64. ncbi Managed health plan effects on the specialty referral process: results from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:242-53. 2003
    ..This study examines the influence of gatekeeping arrangements and capitated primary care physician (PCP) payment on the specialty referral process in primary care settings...
  65. ncbi Family physicians' referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:215-22. 2002
    ..To examine family physicians' referral decisions, which we conceptualized as having 2 phases: whether to refer followed by to whom to refer...
  66. ncbi Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005
    ..The study provides evidence that primary care resources are associated with population health and could aid in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...
  67. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
    ..We tested the association between the availability of primary care and income inequality on several categories of mortality in US counties...
  68. pmc Primary care, infant mortality, and low birth weight in the states of the USA
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:374-80. 2004
    ....
  69. pmc The utility of social capital in research on health determinants
    J Macinko
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 N Broadway Room 447, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Milbank Q 79:387-427, IV. 2001
    ..Elements of a research agenda are proposed to further elucidate the potential role of factors currently subsumed under the rubric of "social capital."..
  70. doi Ambulatory specialist use by nonhospitalized patients in us health plans: correlates and consequences
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:216-25. 2009
    ..Controlling for differences in the degree of morbidity, receiving care from multiple specialists is associated with higher costs, more procedures, and more medications, independent of the number of visits and age of the patient...
  71. ncbi Foreward. Improving children's health. How population-based research can inform policy--the Manitoba experience
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Can J Public Health 93:S7. 2002
  72. ncbi A case for government ownership of primary care services in New Zealand: weighing the arguments
    Peter Crampton
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:709-27. 2004
    ..The authors argue that private organizations that lack community governance have a lesser role...
  73. ncbi Quality and outcomes framework: patient-centred?
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 372:692-4. 2008
  74. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007
    ..This study describes referral completion from the perspectives of patients and primary care physicians and identifies predictors of adherence to the referral recommendation...
  75. ncbi Perceived health status and use of healthcare services among children and adolescents
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:405-14. 2006
    ....
  76. ncbi Validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AE)
    Luis Rajmil
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Care 41:1153-63. 2003
    ..To assess the structural, convergent, discriminant, and criterion validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AE) and to compare results with the U.S. version...
  77. ncbi Income inequality and health: a critical review of the literature
    James A Macinko
    New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:407-52. 2003
    ..Future studies will require a more comprehensive model of health production that includes health system covariates, sufficient sample size, and adjustment for inconsistencies in income inequality data...
  78. pmc The contribution of primary care systems to health outcomes within Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, 1970-1998
    James Macinko
    Department of Health Administration and Planning, National School of Public Health Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Health Serv Res 38:831-65. 2003
    ..To assess the contribution of primary care systems to a variety of health outcomes in 18 wealthy Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries over three decades...
  79. ncbi The future role of health centers in improving national health
    Robert M Politzer
    Office of Policy, Evaluation, and Data, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:296-306. 2003
    ..Continued expansion of the health center network to ensure primary care for those who remain underserved is both an effective and politically acceptable strategy to improve national health...
  80. ncbi Does community-governed nonprofit primary care improve access to services? Cross-sectional survey of practice characteristics
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Int J Health Serv 35:465-78. 2005
    ..The findings support the shift to nonprofit community governance occurring in New Zealand and elsewhere...
  81. ncbi Insurance and the U.S. health care system
    Barbara Starfield
    N Engl J Med 353:418-9. 2005
  82. ncbi Comparison of private for-profit with private community-governed not-for-profit primary care services in New Zealand
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:17-22. 2004
    ..To compare the characteristics of patients, their disease patterns, and the investigation and referral patterns in private community-governed not-for-profit and private for-profit primary care practices in New Zealand...
  83. ncbi [Internal consistency and reliability of Primary Care Assessment Tool (PCATool-Brasil) for child health services]
    Erno Harzheim
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1649-59. 2006
    ..These results showed that the PCATool-Brasil has adequate validity and reliability and could be used as a national instrument to evaluate primary health care after its application to other population settings in the country...
  84. ncbi Why does a U.S. primary care physician workforce crisis matter?
    Robert L Phillips
    Am Fam Physician 70:440, 442, 445-6. 2004
  85. pmc Interpersonal continuity: old and new perspectives
    Barbara Starfield
    Br J Gen Pract 57:527-9. 2007
  86. pmc Multimorbidity's many challenges: A research priority in the UK
    Jose M Valderas
    BMJ 334:1128. 2007
  87. ncbi Global health and primary care research
    John W Beasley
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53521, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:518-26. 2007
    ..We provide suggestions to improve the global primary care research enterprise for the benefit of the world's population...
  88. ncbi Quantifying the health benefits of primary care physician supply in the United States
    James Macinko
    RWJ Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylavnia, Philadelphia 19104 6218, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:111-26. 2007
    ..Pooled results for all-cause mortality suggest that an increase of one primary care physician per 10,000 population was associated with an average mortality reduction of 5.3 percent, or 49 per 100,000 per year...
  89. ncbi Wage inequality, the health system, and infant mortality in wealthy industrialized countries, 1970-1996
    James A Macinko
    Department of Health Administration and Planning, National School of Public Health Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Soc Sci Med 58:279-92. 2004
    ..Results suggest that improving aspects of the healthcare system may be one way to partially compensate for the negative effects of social inequalities on population health...
  90. ncbi Why does a U.S. primary care physician workforce crisis matter?
    Robert L Phillips
    Am Fam Physician 68:1494, 1496-8, 1500. 2003
  91. doi Validity of the health profile-types of the Spanish Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AE)
    Jordi Alonso
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM Hospital del Mar, Spain
    Value Health 11:440-9. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a simplified, easy to interpret scoring system based on the health profile-types taxonomy for the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AE)...
  92. ncbi Are social determinants of health the same as societal determinants of health?
    Barbara Starfield
    Health Promot J Austr 17:170-3. 2006
  93. ncbi Public health and primary care: challenges and opportunities for partnerships
    Barbara Starfield
    Primary Care Policy Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S3-12-3. 2003
  94. ncbi [An instrument to evaluate primary health care from the population perspective]
    M Isabel Pasarín
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Piazza Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Aten Primaria 39:395-401. 2007
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